When fear cripples us it puts us in a position where we cannot hear God. Every true thing God wants to say gets blocked out by our fear. Continue reading Lent 2018 | Day #9: Fear
In Genesis 4 we find the story of Cain and Abel. It is a truly sad story because in these opening verses we see one brother murder the other. In the span of ten verses a family feud becomes so toxic it shatters a family.
Continue reading “God does not Play Hide and Seek”
One of the most difficult things in the Christian faith is learning how to bring out entire lives into conformity with God’s commands and purposes. I think the reason I struggle with this is because I cannot see into the future. If I could see how the decisions I was going to make right now were going to impact future events I would have greater … Continue reading Faith is NOT Blind
There are many people who love being scared. They go on rollercoaster rides, to haunted houses, through Halloween mazes, and even watch scary movies to get the “rush.” I am not one of those people. I tend to be rather skittish when I know that something is about to happen. I just want it to be over. This makes me a bad movie partner. I … Continue reading Your Fears are a sign of God’s Grace
These words serve as the foundation for our confidence in God. The reason that we can trust in God is due to his unchanging and unchangeable nature. God is the very definition of consistency. Therefore, whatever God has said will happen could be talked about in the past tense because it is as good as done. There is no reason to doubt this attribute of God’s being.
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When we stand in the light, all darkness disappears. That is the wonder and beauty of light. Continue reading The Gospel and Black Cats